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• Wal-Mart announced that it is investing in a pilot project that will determine the feasibility of using solar power for its stores. The test will buy solar power from three solar providers and use it to provide as much as 30 percent of the power for 22 stores in California and Hawaii.

"We are taking aggressive steps towards our goal of being supplied by 100 percent renewable energy," said Kim Saylors-Laster, vice president of energy for Wal-Mart. "The pilot project is yet another example of Wal-Mart's commitment to making decisions that are good for business and the environment."
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